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7 days sailing itinerary around BVI
Starting point: Scrub Island
About: The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a British overseas territory in the Caribbean, located sixty miles east of Puerto Rico and a few miles north of the US Virgin Islands. The Atlantic Ocean lies to the north of the BVI, and the Caribbean Sea lies to the south.
Sailing around the British Virgin Islands (BVI) is a captivating maritime adventure that unveils a paradise of turquoise waters, secluded coves, and lush landscapes.
With a myriad of islands to explore, each boasting unique charms, sailors can craft an itinerary blending lively beach parties on Jost Van Dyke, tranquil anchorages in the Baths on Virgin Gorda, and historic exploration on Norman Island.
The steady trade winds and warm temperatures create perfect conditions for both seasoned sailors and those seeking a leisurely cruise.
Snorkeling in vibrant coral gardens, discovering hidden caves, and indulging in the vibrant local culture ashore are just a few of the enchanting experiences awaiting those embarking on a sailing journey through the stunning BVI archipelago.
Scrub Island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean is a part of the Lesser Antilles and home to the Scrub Island Resort where you will spend your first day and start your sailing adventure in the morning.
Virgin Gorda is the third-largest BVI island. Spring Bay, located on the southwestern coast of Virgin Gorda, offers crystal clear waters and golden sand for all varieties of beachgoers.
Because of its location bordering the populated Baths on the island, the beach is a nice alternative to the massive crowds and for fun, you can easily access it by swimming from The Baths.
The giant boulders line the beach and there are excellent swimming and snorkeling opportunities for families, novices and professionals alike.
The island Anegada is the second-largest island in the BVI group, it also has around300 residents and is a perfect choice for those looking for seclusion.
The Setting Point is Anegada’s only mooring point. Due to its convenient location close to the arriving sailors, many hotels and restaurants have established their place of business here.
The British Virgin Islands has no shortage of shellfish, and it’s one of the territory’s most iconic foods.
One of the few remaining privately-owned islands in its part of the world, Guana has seven white powder-sand beaches and 850 acres of tropical forest, mountains, hills, and valleys.
The private island getaway, home to 18 suites, has long been a rarefied, in-the-know retreat, renowned for its natural beauty, its commitment to local and organic sourcing, and its pristine beaches.
Jost Van Dyke is the idealized destination that everyone imagines when they think of a quiet island in the Caribbean.
Between the beautiful scenery and the crystalline waters, sailing around Jost Van Dyke is something that is hard to replicate, so don’t even try.
White Bay Beach’s long stretch of white sand is protected by a great snorkeling reef and is dotted with award-winning beach bars.
Definitely try our snorkeling while you’re there, whether you’re a beginner or expert snorkeler, there are things to see!
Peter Island is a 720-hectare private island located in the British Virgin Islands. It is about 5 miles south-west from Road Town, Tortola.
Norman Island is an island at the southern tip of the British Virgin Islands archipelago. Norman Island is a well-known destination for cruisers and other tourists because of three water-level caves at the base of cliffs just outside the western edge of the Bight.
The caves are ideal for snorkeling, and, if one goes deep enough into the cliffs, darkness makes the experience like a night dive.
Cooper Island, formerly known as Bergen Island under Sweden-Norway administration until 1905 is a small island of the British Virgin Islands in the Caribbean. There are five privately owned properties on the island, plus a small beach club resort.
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No, a sailing license is not required to charter a boat in BVI. However, having a qualified skipper or sailing experience is recommended for a safe and enjoyable trip.
The best time for a sailing holiday in BVI is during the peak season from November to April, when the weather is dry and temperatures are comfortable. This period offers ideal conditions for sailing with steady trade winds and calm seas. However, it’s essential to book well in advance as it’s the most popular time, and prices may be higher.
Yes, there are safety considerations for sailing in BVI waters. It’s important to stay updated on weather forecasts, carry necessary safety equipment on board, and adhere to local regulations to ensure a secure and enjoyable sailing experience.